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Ring

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1300-1400 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved and nielloed silver

  • Museum number:

    708-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 6, shelf B, box 26

Physical description

Nielloed silver ring with an oval bezel engraved with a cross pattée. The hoop is inscribed on the outside in Lombardic characters 'T.E.A.L.E.V.T.A.V.X.Y. +A.P.' and inside 'S.5.A.P.H.I.E.L.X.D.A.P.'.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1300-1400 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraved and nielloed silver

Marks and inscriptions

'T.E.A.L.E.V.T.A.V.X.Y. +A.P.'
Inscribed in Lombardic characters outside the hoop.

'S.5.A.P.H.I.E.L.X.D.A.P.'
Inscribed in Lombardic characters inside the hoop.

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 0.6 cm

Object history note

ex Waterton Collection

Descriptive line

Nielloed silver ring with an oval bezel engraved with a cross pattée, the hoop inscribed with Lombardic characters, made in Italy, 1300-1400.

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Engraving (incising); Niello

Subjects depicted

Cross

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Amulets; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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